Jack Pappas was the Officer in Charge of the Navy’s first deployed DASH Unmanned Vehicle detachment in the Navy from 1962 to 1965 aboard USS James E. Kyes (DD-787). Since then, he has been an Assistant Branch Head at the Navy Research Laboratory, worked in the intelligence community, was in charge of Director Navy Business Development and Director of Strategic Planning for a Fortune 100 software company, managed a radar research center at the University of Pennsylvania, became an SES Chief Engineer of a Navy R&D Center, ran companies, did international business development for a Fortune 100 company and founded several start-up companies. Jack, a Naval Academy graduate, is a strategy and business development practitioner, performing tasks as diverse as cherry picking the Bulgarian military-industrial complex for investors in Lichtenstein to arranging $1 million USD financing for a large dog kennel. His consulting practice is headquartered in Lexington Park, MD. He is active in community pro bono work and divides his spare time between Maryland and West Virginia, commuting in his airplane.